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    65 references found for Rattus exulans:
    Management information
      Summary: This report reviews available information on the adverse effects of 14 alien vertebrates considered to be ‘significant invasive species' on islands of the South Pacific and Hawaii, supplementing the authors’ experience with that of other workers.
      Summary: Available from: http://www.feral.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/PC12803.pdf [Accessed August 19 2010]

    3. Brooke, M. de L. 1995. The breeding biology of the gadfly petrels Pterodroma spp. of the Pitcairn Islands: characteristics, population sizes and controls. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 56: 213-231.
      Summary: This reference by Mike Brooke describes the total loss of all chicks of Kermedaec petrels on Henderson Island to Pacific rat predation.

    5. Cunningham, D.M. and Moors, P.J., 1993. Guide To The Identification And Collection Of New Zealand Rodents. Department of Conservation, NZ.
      Summary: A Guide To The Identification And Collection Of New Zealand Rodents, information on trapping methods.
      Summary: Available from: http://www.doc.govt.nz/upload/documents/science-and-technical/DSIS59.pdf [Accessed 19 February 2008]

    7. Doty, R. E. 1945. Rat control on Hawaiian sugar cane plantations. Hawaiian Planters Record 49(2): 71–241.

    8. Gerber, G. 1997. Nesting Behavior of the Little Cayman rock iguana, Cyclura nubila caymanensis. Joint Annual Meeting, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists/Herpetologists League/Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles. University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.
      Summary: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species provides taxonomic, conservation status and distribution information on taxa that have been globally evaluated using the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria. This system is designed to determine the relative risk of extinction, and the main purpose of the IUCN Red List is to catalogue and highlight those taxa that are facing a higher risk of global extinction (i.e. those listed as Critically Endangered, Endangered and Vulnerable). The IUCN Red List also includes information on taxa that are categorized as Extinct or Extinct in the Wild; on taxa that cannot be evaluated because of insufficient information (i.e. are Data Deficient); and on taxa that are either close to meeting the threatened thresholds or that would be threatened were it not for an ongoing taxon-specific conservation programme (i.e. are Near Threatened).
      Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/ [Accessed 25 May 2011]
      Summary: This compilation of information sources can be sorted on keywords for example: Baits & Lures, Non Target Species, Eradication, Monitoring, Risk Assessment, Weeds, Herbicides etc. This compilation is at present in Excel format, this will be web-enabled as a searchable database shortly. This version of the database has been developed by the IUCN SSC ISSG as part of an Overseas Territories Environmental Programme funded project XOT603 in partnership with the Cayman Islands Government - Department of Environment. The compilation is a work under progress, the ISSG will manage, maintain and enhance the database with current and newly published information, reports, journal articles etc.
      Summary: Available from: http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1730&context=icwdm_usdanwrc [Accessed 19 February 2008]

    14. Moors, P. J., Atkinson, I. A. E. and Sherley, G. H. 1992. Reducing the rat threat to island birds. Bird Conservation International 2: 93–114.

    15. Morrell et. al. 1991. Eradication of Polnsin Rat (Rattus exulans) from Rose Atoll Nation Wildlife Refuge, American Samoa. DMWR Biological Report Series No. 20
      Summary: Available from: http://www.doc.govt.nz/upload/documents/science-and-technical/sfc150.pdf [Accessed 19 February 2008]
      Summary: Available from: http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1056&context=vpc15 [Accessed 20 September 2007]
      Summary: Available from: http://www.issg.org/cii/PII/Aleipata.html [Accessed 27 March 2006]
      Summary: Available from: http://www.issg.org/cii/PII/Helen%20Reef.htm [Accessed 27 March 2006]
      Summary: Available from: http://www.issg.org/cii/PII/Vahunga.htm [Accessed 27 March 2006]
      Summary: Available from: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v437/n7062/pdf/4371107a.pdf [Accessed 19 February 2008]

    23. Tobin, M. E. 1994. Polynesia rats. In Hygnstrom, S. E., Timm, R. M. and Larson, G. E. (eds.) Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage. USA.

    25. Towns, D. R. 1991. Response of lizard assemblages in the Mercury Islands, New Zealand, to removal of an introduced rodent: the kiore (Rattus exulans). Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 21: 119–136.
      Summary: Available from: http://www.rsnz.org/publish/nzjz/2003/031.pdf [Accessed 19 February 2008]
      Summary: This database compiles information on alien species from British Overseas Territories.
      Available from: http://www.jncc.gov.uk/page-3660 [Accessed 10 November 2009]
      Summary: Available from: http://www.newzealandecology.org/nzje/free_issues/NZJEcol23_1_45.pdf [Accessed 19 February 2008]
      Summary: Available from: http://www.nobanis.org/files/invasives%20in%20CH.pdf [Accessed 29 May 2008]

    General references

    33. Atkinson, I. A. E. 1985. The spread of commensal species of Rattus to oceanic islands and their effects on island avifaunas. In Moors, P. J. (ed.) Conservation of Island Birds. ICBP Technical Publication No.3: 35-81.

    34. Atkinson, I. A. E. and Moller, H. 1990. Kiore. In King, C. M. (ed.) The Handbook of New Zealand Mammals: 175-191.

    35. Atkinson, I. A. E. and Taylor, R. H. 1991. Distribution of alien mammals on New Zealand islands. Lower Hutt and Nelson, DSIR Land Resources.
      Summary: Covers the distribution and the status of Alien mammals in New Zealand Islands.

    36. Atkinson, I. A. E. and Towns, D. R. 2001. Advances in New Zealand mammalogy 1990-2000: Pacific rat. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 31(1): 99-109.

    37. Atkinson, I.A.E. 1985. The spread of commensal species of Rattus to oceanic islands and their effects on island avifaunas. pp 35-81 In: Moors, P.J. (Ed.) Conservation of Island Birds, ICBP Technical Publication No.3 , Cambridge, England. In: Varnham, K. (2005) Non-native species in UK Overseas Territories: a review. JNCC Report 372. Peterborough, United Kingdom

    38. Brooke, M de L. (1995) The breeding biology of the gadfly petrels Pterodroma spp. of the Pitcairn Islands: characteristics, population sizes and controls. In: Benton, T.G. & Spencer, T. The Pitcairn Islands: biogeography, ecology and prehistory. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 56: 213-231. In: Varnham, K. (2005) Non-native species in UK Overseas Territories: a review. JNCC Report 372. Peterborough, United Kingdom

    40. Brooke, M. (1998) Conservation challenges in the smaller Overseas Territories. Ecos, 19: 31-35. In: Varnham, K. (2005) Non-native species in UK Overseas Territories: a review. JNCC Report 372. Peterborough, United Kingdom

    41. Brooke, M. de L. & Trevelyan, R., 2003. Environment Charter - Possible projects for the Pitcairn Islands. Unpublished report to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. In: Varnham, K. (2005) Non-native species in UK Overseas Territories: a review. JNCC Report 372. Peterborough, United Kingdom

    42. Campbell, D. J. and Atkinson, I. A. E. 1999. Effects of kiore (Rattus exulans Peale) on recruitment of indigenous coastal trees on northern offshore islands of New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 29: 265–269.
      Summary: Consequences to the biodiversity of New Caledonia of the introduction of plant and animal species.

    44. Hilton, G. 2004, pers comm. (Senior Research Biologist, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, UK.) In: Varnham, K. (2005) Non-native species in UK Overseas Territories: a review. JNCC Report 372. Peterborough, United Kingdom
      Summary: An online database that provides taxonomic information, common names, synonyms and geographical jurisdiction of a species. In addition links are provided to retrieve biological records and collection information from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Data Portal and bioscience articles from BioOne journals.
      Available from: http://www.cbif.gc.ca/pls/itisca/taxastep?king=every&p_action=containing&taxa=Rattus+exulans&p_format=&p_ifx=plglt&p_lang= [Accessed March 2005]

    46. Kepler, C. B. 1967. Polynesian rat predation on nesting Laysan albatrosses and other Pacific seabirds. Auk 84: 426–430.

    47. Kepler. C.B. 1967. Polynesian rat predation on nesting Lysan Albatrosses and other Paclfic seabirds. Auk 84. 426-430.

    48. Marples, R. R. 1955. Rattus exulans in Western Samoa. Pacific Science 9: 171–176.

    51. Meyer, J.-Y. , Butaud, J.F. 2007. Rats as transformers of native forests in the islands of French Polynesia (South Pacific). In Rats, Humans, and their impacts on islands : integrating historical and contempory ecology. University of Hawai’i. Conference 27-31 March 2007. Communication orale.

    52. Moller, H. and Craig, J. L. 1986. The population ecology of Rattus exulans on Tiritiri Island, and a model of comparative population dynamics in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 14: 305–328.

    54. Moverly, A.V. (1953) Pitcairn Island: An economic survey. Transactions of the Fiji Society 4: 61-67. In: Varnham, K. (2005) Non-native species in UK Overseas Territories: a review. JNCC Report 372. Peterborough, United Kingdom
      Summary: Available from: http://www.pbif.org/PPADB/view2.asp [Accessed 19 February 2008]
      Summary: The Pacific Protected Areas Database provides a list of known areas in the Pacific that have been designated as parks, conservations areas, or are managed for their biodiversity. The database includes descriptions, IUCN categories, and contact information for the managers of the areas.
      The database is available from: http://www.pbif.org/ppa/index.html; this page is available from: http://www.pbif.org/ppa/search.asp?search=american+samoa [Accessed 11 Spetember 2006]

    57. Pascal, M., Barré, N., De Garine-Wichatitsky, Lorvelec, O., Frétey, T., Brescia, F., Jourdan, H. 2006. Les peuplements néo-calédoniens de vertébébrés : invasions, disparitions. Pp 111-162, in M.-L. Beauvais et al., : Les espèces envahissantes dans l’archipel néo-calédonien, Paris, IRD Éditions, 260 p.+ cédérom
      Summary: Synthèse des introductions d'espèces de vertébrés en Nouvelle-Calédonie et évaluation de leurs impacts.

    58. Robinet, O., JL, C., & Chardonnet, L. 1998. Impact of rat species in Ouvea and Lifou (Loyalty Islands) and their consequences to conserving the endangered Ouvea parakeet. Biological Conservation, 86, 223-232.

    59. Storer, T. I. 1962. Pacific island rat ecology: report of a study made on Ponape and adjacent islands 1955– 1958. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin 225.

    60. Taylor, R. H. 1975. What limits kiore (Rattus exulans) distribution in New Zealand? New Zealand Journal of Zoology 2: 473–477.
      Summary: Available from: http://www.unep-wcmc.org/sites/wetlands/leone_ba.htm [Accessed 11 September 2006]

    62. Vickery, J. 1994. The Pitcairn Islands: paradise past, paradise present? Trends in Ecology & Evolution 9: 316. In: Varnham, K. (2005) Non-native species in UK Overseas Territories: a review. JNCC Report 372. Peterborough, United Kingdom

    63. Whitaker, A. H. 1973. Lizard populations on islands with and without Polynesian rats, Rattus exulans (Peale). Proceedings of the New Zealand Ecological Society 20: 121–130.

    64. Williams, J. M. 1973. The ecology of Rattus exulans (Peale) reviewed. Pacific Science 27: 120–127.

    65. Yom-Tov, Y., Yom-Tov, S. and Moller, H. 1999. Competition, coexistence, and adapatation amongst rodent invaders to Pacific and New Zealand islands. J. of Biogeography 26: 947-58.
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